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Tips for Saving Money to Buy a House

Posted 1 week ago

  Purchasing a home provides a range of both financial and personal benefits. However, buying a house is a major investment that may require a substantial down payment along with other moving costs. With that in mind, here are some tips for saving money that could help you save so that you could one day […]

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Thank You for 20 Years & Counting!

Posted 3 months ago

To Our Customers: This year, we celebrate 20 years of business at Netspend. In reaching this milestone anniversary, we reflect on our 20 years of providing individuals, and families, with safe, convenient and practical financial options. Some of you have been with us since the beginning, and some of you have only recently joined our […]

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Travel Cheap – How to Budget Travel the Right Way

Posted 3 months ago

Traveling can feel like a luxury that is beyond your budget, but there are some travel hacks that will help you get out of town without spending too much. If you are willing to do some research and be flexible with your plans, then you may be able to enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating trip. […]

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The First Rule of Making a Personal Budget — Keep It Simple

Posted 5 months ago

As you begin to put together your personal budget and begin the journey toward better financial stability, there will be plenty of advice on where to begin and how to proceed. Sometimes too much information can be a bad thing, especially when you’re already feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of finally confronting your spending and […]

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4 Ways to Save Money on Everyday Expenses

Posted 7 months ago

If your budget is already tight but you need to start paying down some debt or saving money, it can seem impossible to find new places to cut back. Fortunately, there are some ways to save money without feeling like you are sacrificing a certain quality of life or depriving yourself. To help you get […]

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Take Control of Your Finances and Get Out of Debt

Posted 7 months ago

Sometimes it can feel like debt sneaked up on you, and now you have to deal with what feels like an overwhelming burden. No one wants to stay in debt, but it can be difficult to know where to start so you can take that first step and start building positive momentum. Taking control of […]

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Important Travel Tips to Get Low Budget Travel Packages

Posted 8 months ago

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to stay at home. It can be possible to see new sights and experience different places even if you have a small travel budget. There are plenty of great, money-saving packages that allow you to enjoy steep discounts that will put traveling well within your […]

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Common Debt Management Mistakes People Make and How to Avoid Them

Posted 9 months ago

If you’ve decided to improve your debt management skills and want to take the first steps to eliminating debt, there’s always some room for improvement. It’s never too late to learn from your mistakes and avoid them going forward. Better yet, you can learn from others’ mistakes and avoid making them altogether. Here are a […]

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money when Grocery Shopping

Posted 10 months ago

Grocery shopping is one of those necessary expenses that can eat (pun intended) away at your monthly budget. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to save money at the grocery store. With a little research and planning, you can learn where to shop and what to shop for to master your grocery list. […]

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Money Management: Tips for Creating a Budget

Posted 10 months ago

Creating a budget is a vital part of managing your money and meeting your financial goals. If you have a history of not tracking your spending habits, even the idea of creating a budget can be intimidating. The good news is that outlining a budget for yourself can be a straightforward process that will make […]

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Common Scams Cardholders Fall For & How to Avoid Them

Posted 11 months ago

No matter how many times people are told to never share their personal information, scammers still manage to find new ways to elicit prepaid, debit, and credit card numbers from unsuspecting consumers. It is also easy to assume that you would never fall for one of these scams, but you might be surprised, especially when you […]

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Your 2018 Tax Refund FAQs

Posted 1 year ago

We’ve put together the answers to the most common tax questions we receive from Netspend Prepaid Cardholders, so you’ll be prepared when you file your taxes this year. If you have questions that aren’t answered here, check our main FAQs or contact customer service at 1-866-387-7363. What is the status of my tax refund? Netspend […]

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Andrew Got the Job of His Dreams

Posted 1 year ago

Andrew is a United States Veteran and has a goal of becoming a specialized scuba diving instructor one day. The initial step towards his career goal was to obtain a Rebreather Instructor Certification. In 2016, Andrew was selected as one of Netspend’s scholarship recipients, and he went on to pursue his certification. After Andrew obtained […]

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Gretarshii Received Her MBA in October 2017

Posted 1 year ago

Gretarshii worked towards accomplishing her MBA longer than she expected. She had to put off pursuing any kind of higher education to take care of her family.  “I was a single mother of three that was stuck working dead end jobs, trying to make a living and provide for my family.” When we first met […]